Definition of unassuming in English:

unassuming

Line breaks: un|assum¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

unassumingly

adverb
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  • He supported from a distance as he built a successful career, but in recent years he has emerged, quietly and unassumingly, as the biggest benefactor in the club's history.
  • You felt that it was him that quietly and unassumingly kept things together as both Pete Townsend and Roger Daltry seemed quite volatile characters.
  • Having forced herself never to ask for help, let alone admit to needing it, Beck was awed when help repeatedly was offered to her, quietly and unassumingly.

unassumingness

noun
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  • This stood out: for its idiosyncrasy and scrupulousness, for its thoughtful rebellion against unthinking unassumingness.
  • Cornelius slightly raises his brows and makes his son a little bow - indicative of the unassumingness and self-abnegation that befits his age.
  • The Puffy Chair would never presume so much, and it's in that unassumingness that this little charmer wins your heart, even as it's breaking it.

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